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Electronic Services

The Ouachita Parish Public Library is at the forefront of eServices offered free of charge for the public.
If you have any suggestions please contact Eileen R. Kontrovitz, Head of the IT Department.

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Ouachita Parish Training Academy:
Learn how to use the eServices provided by the Ouachita Parish Public Library.
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OPPL Bookstore:
Visit the OPPL bookstore and order the latest books, eBooks, audiobooks, music, and movies. Affordable shipping to your front door is available.


Provides access to reviews, previews, backstories, author interviews, reading guides, book clubs, and much more.

Download eBooks and more using this eService. Download OverDrive's free app to have access to your eBooks anytime, anywhere. 


Provides direct access to the digital magazine collection of the Ouachita Parish Public Library. Android and iOS apps are available for download.


A free music download service. Over 5 million songs are available for you to download and keep.


Delivers thousands of free streaming movies, audiobooks, music albums, and television shows to your computer and mobile device. Hoopla apps can be downloaded from the AppStore or GooglePlay.

LA Practice DrivingTests: 
Assists those who are learning how to drive. Free driving tests and downloadable driver manuals are available. 

Homework Louisiana:
Get homework help from a live tutor. Available Sunday-Thursday from 2:00 pm-10:00 pm.

LearningExpress Library:
Provides access to a variety of learning centers. 

Library Elf:
Combine your family's library accounts and will email you when items are due or ready for pickup. A mobile app is available for download.

           NExt reads

A Newsletter service that provides you with reading suggestions based on subject categories that you choose. Once you have signed up, you will receive a monthly newsletter with the latest and greatest suggestions. 


Allows you to search for books by in a variety of ways to help you find something great to read. 


Online Book Clubs:
Each weekday the library emails subscribers two or three chapters of a book, then you can check the book out or put it on hold. 
     tumbel book library
Provides access to interactive children's books, games, and puzzles. 


TumbleBookCloud Jr:
An online collection of eBooks, graphic novels, educational videos, and audiobooks for 3rd Grade to 8th Grade students.
An online collection of eBooks, graphic novels, educational videos, and audiobooks for middle and high school teens and adults. 
A weekly e-newsletter that sends out information about new items at the library.

Our Mission

The mission of the Ouachita Parish Public Library is to advance literacy, inspire lifelong learning, and strengthen our community by serving everyone in Ouachita Parish.


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